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Five on Friday: Puerto Rico Rations Water

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Today and through the weekend, the Migrant Clinicians Network team gathers in Austin for a strategic planning weekend. While we’re knee-deep in Powerpoints and logic modeling, we hope you can find some time to explore some resources that we shared between ourselves this week:



1 stds on rise in us


Alma shared, “Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in US, according to CDC data.

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2 camp fire survivors relocate


Jillian says, “This story about survivors relocating after the fires in our area just illustrates the case made by MCN’s op-ed about climate migrants.”

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3 cambodian refugees deported


Laszlo shared a piece about the record number of deportations of Cambodian refugees, many of whom were raised in the US. The story hits home for Laszlo: “One of my sisters-in-law is a Cambodian refugee who came here also as a very young girl. [She’s an] honest, hard-working, warm-hearted addition to American society.”


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4 screening for human trafficking


Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Karen: “This is a good article about a new human trafficking screening tool developed by a nurse practitioner student.”

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5 puerto rico rations water


Marysel forwarded on an article detailing the new water rationing requirements in Puerto Rico as its residents grapple with the beginnings of what may be a serious drought. (En Español.)


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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